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Volkswagen Golf Estate 1.6 TDI (105bhp) SE 5d DSG (2010/10)

Volkswagen Golf Estate 1.6 TDI (105bhp) SE 5d DSG (2010/10) - Owner Review

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Volkswagen Golf Estate (09-13)

Summary

1 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Dull

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Sensible

Would you buy this car again and why?
No. Was bought to save money and its unreliability has costs thousands. That aside it brings no sense of occasion to the event of getting into the car.

What are you likely to buy next?
Back to (unsensible) Subarus (Legacy or Forester).

Buying experience

3 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Didn't buy from a dealer

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£8,500

When did you buy the car?
April 2013

Did you get a good deal and why?
Looked like a good deal.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Looking of an economical and practical car.

What was the dealer like?
Straightforward, no haggling, ex notability lease car at fixed (low) prce).

Driving it

2 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
When it works its fine as long as you're happy to plod along in traffic and never overtake anyone pn an A road.

What's it like to park?
A bit long in town.

Living with it

1 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Yes a lot - turbo problems followed by gearbox problems.

What's most practical about your car?
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Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Auto dimming mirror.

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